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Product Line: Cisco Meraki MS42 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The Cisco Meraki MS42-HW is a high-performance switch designed for large-scale enterprise networks. It provides advanced features such as Layer 3 routing, power over Ethernet (PoE), and stacking capabilities for increased scalability. The switch is managed through the Cisco Meraki cloud-based dashboard, which provides centralized management and real-time visibility into network performance. It also features advanced security features such as access control and network segmentation.

Key Feature for the MS42-HW

1. Layer 3 routing capabilities
2. Power over Ethernet (PoE) support
3. Stacking capabilities for increased scalability
4. Managed through the Cisco Meraki cloud-based dashboard
5. Advanced security features such as access control and network segmentation
6. 90-day warranty

Product Review

The Cisco MS42-HW is a network switch that boasts a range of impressive hardware features. With 42 ports and support for advanced security protocols such as MACsec and Cisco TrustSec, it is an excellent choice for large-scale enterprise networks. Its unique feature is the modular design that allows for easy expansion and customization, making it a versatile option for businesses of all sizes. Overall, the Cisco MS42-HW is a reliable and high-performing network switch with cutting-edge features that set it apart from the competition.


Cisco MS42-HW is an industry-leading hardware appliance designed for enterprise-scale server networks. Leveraging the versatility and practicality of the open software and hardware approach, the MS42-HW optimizes server performance and delivers improved scalability, security, and reliability. The MS42-HW'S rack-mount chassis features a 2U form factor, providing dedicated compute nodes in a single 2U unit for improved server density. Each node is powered by Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors and can be configured with up to eight processor cores per node. The MS42-HW provides up to 512 GB of DDR3 ECC RDIMM memory per node, as well as 31.5 TB of SAS3 storage per chassis. The MS42-HW supports dual high-speed top of rack network switches, each delivering up to 20 GbE ports per unit. The switches provide an N+1 redundant architecture with the capacity to withstand irrecoverable errors that could potentially cripple infrastructure-level networks. Additionally, the MS42-HW is equipped with a suite of I/O features providing versatile interconnectivity for extended enterprise deployments. It features included 2x25GbE Mellanox ConnectX3 EN dual port adapter, offering multiple fabric networking options, from high performance InfiniBand to ultra high speed Ethernet networks. The MS42-HW offers an integrated management system through Cisco's simple and intuitive Onboard Administrator interface. It offers complete system monitoring and works with a variety of software management tools for centralized IT operations. It also supports an array of RAID configurations from RAID 1 up to RAID 5, giving customers superior storage redundancy options that are easy to manage. Finally, the MS42-HW is compatible with a range of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server 2019/2016/2012R2 and Ubuntu 16/14. Cisco's MS42-HW Enterprise Server delivers improved scalability, increased system density, better security, and superior reliability all packaged in a compact 2U form factor. With unparalleled server performance and ease of use that this product provides, it stands out as one of the most innovating servers in its class today.

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